Disconnecting Track (continued)
Release tension on track connecting fixtures evenly. Track is
under tension and can move suddenly, causing severe injury
10. Remove two track connecting fixtures from track.
Lay out track (80 shoes per side) in front of vehicle in straight line directly ahead of, and
touching, first roadwheel.
Start engine (p. 2-82), and slowly drive onto track to point where enough track shoes to
cover drive sprocket extend past centerline of first roadwheel.
Stop engine (p. 2-99); leave parking brake off.
Block opposite track with blocks.
Place an end connector (1) on end of track. Using crowbar, lift end of track over drive
sprocket until end connectors (1) mesh with drive sprocket.
Start engine (p. 2-82); remove blocks from track. Place shift lever in R1. Move vehicle
back slowly, allowing track to rest on roadwheels and lifting up on end of track to prevent
it from getting caught between roadwheels.
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